Stephen Kenny named Ireland U21 manager, will become senior boss after Euro 2020

first_img Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars We are delighted to confirm that the new Ireland Under-21 manager is Stephen Kenny!Full story: #COYBIG— FAIreland ⚽️ (@FAIreland) November 26, 2018And he has now been unveiled, with the FAI also announcing the former Dundalk manager will succeed McCarthy as senior manager after Euro 2020.A statement read: “The Football Association of Ireland confirms that Stephen Kenny has been appointed as Republic of Ireland Under-21 manager and will become senior men’s team manager after EURO 2020.“The Dubliner, who guided Dundalk to four SSE Airtricity League Premier Division titles in the last five seasons, will also be responsible for overseeing the underage international teams.”Kenny’s most remarkable achievement was guiding Dundalk to the Europa League proper in the 2016/17 season, and then drawing with AZ Alkmaar and beating Maccabi Tel Aviv in the competition. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REVEALED RANKED no dice Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions BEST OF Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? huge blow Stephen Kenny has been officially unveiled as the Republic of Ireland’s Under-21 manager.The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) confirmed Kenny, 47, would be leading the eldest youth team when Mick McCarthy was named senior boss on Sunday afternoon. MONEY Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury center_img ADVICE Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Latest Football News REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move REPLY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade shining He has totalled 46 matches across UEFA competitions, and has collected 18 senior titles in Ireland throughout his career.Kenny said: “I consider it a huge honour to be appointed manager of the Ireland Under-21 team.“I’m delighted with the position I have been offered and I’m looking forward to the next four years and beyond. I’m excited to get started and work on developing and nurturing the next group of talented players.”last_img

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